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There is nothing better than receiving your family and friends with the smell of the grill, a good barbecue and a glass of wine in your hand. For using every weekend, we leave you a quick guide on how to become a Master Grill and surprise everyone with an unforgettable smokey and delicious roasted meal. Step 1: Taste the event first Take a few minutes to do the calculations and preparations: take into account how many people will accompany you, where... read more

Spotlight on Monaci delle Terre Nere   Photo Credit: Monaci delle Terre Nere Nestled on the slopes of Europe’s biggest active volcano - Mount Etna - is where you’ll find Monaci delle Terre Nere. This country boutique hotel’s purpose is to help guests relax and unwind, whilst they bask in the warm Italian sun.  Surrounded by picturesque views of the azure Mediterranean sea, Mount Etna and rustic Sicilian landscapes, Monaci delle Terre Nere... read more

Thanksgiving is a traditional American holiday which is celebrated every year on the 4th Thursday of November (this year it will be on November the 23rd). Nowadays, the word evokes images of football, family reunions, roasted turkey and pumpkin pies, and many American families take this opportunity to share the things that they are most thankful for each year. Today, we’re taking a look at the holiday, its history, and the food and wine which makes Thanksgiving so... read more

Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Yes, today is a pretty special day in the wine industry as it’s the day that the new vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau is released. If you want to get your hands on some, don’t delay, as this unusual French wine never sticks around for long! In fact, the quicker you can drink it, the better (yes, really!) ‘Beaujolais Nouveau’, meaning ‘New Beaujolais’ is at its best when it... read more

In April, we celebrate the traditions and typical recipes of one of the tastiest countries of South America. In commemoration of the official Day of Chilean Cuisine, and to pay tribute to one of their most recognized dishes, Concha y Toro launched an entertaining video tutorial, which in a few minutes can transform everyone, into an expert chef in Chilean seasoning.   The Chilean gastronomic culture is the result of a tasty mixture between the indigenous traditions and the Spanish... read more

Bordeaux, famous for its wine-growing prowess, is a beautiful town to visit. And although a lot of people go there for the viticulture, there is a lot more the the French port city than just vineyards and tasty wine. 1. Triangle d’Or (Golden Triangle) Photo Credit: Bed and Breakfast EU One of Bordeaux’s most beautiful areas is the Triangle d’Or, a triangular-shaped zone within the city, bustling with bars, restaurants and high-end shops. Surrounded by... read more

Vibrant, colourful, quirky and chaotic, New York City is an intoxicating destination for travellers from all over the world. You probably won’t be surprised to hear that in amongst the many bars and restaurants there are some amazing places to enjoy a huge selection of great wine. New York state is also home to six AVAs (American Viticultural Areas), so a stay in the city will provide a great base for visiting Wineries and Vineyards in the Finger... read more

As International Tempranillo Day has recently come and gone, we thought we'd write an article celebrating the country where it all started: Spain! Read on to find out more about the Spanish capital's culinary and viticultural wonders. Recipe: Patatas Bravas Photo Credit: Great British Chefs The Spanish capital of Madrid is home to some of the loveliest displays of culture. From art to architecture, no city is more alive, but it’s the food that grabs us by the... read more

2017 finalists up for Winerist's Best Harvest Photo Competition!   5 finalists were selected from a number of wineries around the world over the past 5 weeks. Moments of rural life, evocative atmosphere and beautiful fruits were captured in these winning shots of rare beauty, for a result that far exceeded our expectations.  Now we need your help with the tricky job of picking the one overall winner. Scroll and check out the finalist images!   VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE PHOTO IN... read more

The Black Swan, Oldstead, Yorkshire. Last weekend, I got lucky. In a foodie way (now now!). An old friend from York, being the incredibly organised guy he is, booked a table back in early September at his favourite place in the heart of the North York Moors: the Black Swan in Oldstead. He had no idea that his humble little local was about to be dubbed ‘the world’s best restaurant’, but equally, he wasn’t... read more